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24 March, 2015
  The first new TB drugs in decades have received conditional regulatory approval, but remain largely out of the reach of patients. Re-purposed medicines are showing effectiveness against TB, but aren't registered for that purpose, which hinders their use in treating TB patients. High prices are another significant barrier to accessing...
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23 March, 2015
LESS THAN 20% of the estimated number of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) emerging each year worldwide are diagnosed as such, and an even smaller percentage receive appropriate secondline treatment. The cost of MDR-TB treatment is a major barrier to treatment scale-up in many settings, with MDR-TB treatment estimated to cost around 26 ...
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23 March, 2015
Total sum of private donations received in 2014: 70,350,577 Total expenditure for 2014: EUR  59'054'680 Read the Financial accountability – Ebola Response in 2014 Summary by country of intervention TOTAL – EUR Liberia 26,687,151 Sierra Leone 17,422,229 Guinea 14,155,632 Mali 526,924 Nigeria 202,665 Senegal 60, 079  
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23 March, 2015
  This year thousands of health workers have risked their lives to support patients and help control the Ebola outbreak, while facing stigma and fear in their own communities. The vulnerability of medical staff to Ebola is a double tragedy – the virus takes the lives of the very people meant to tackle it. Nearly 500 healthcare workers have died...
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20 March, 2015
  Worldwide, drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) is a serious public health concern. In South Africa, tuberculosis (TB), including DR-TB, was determined to be the leading cause of death in 2012. In Khayelitsha, a township on the outskirts of Cape Town with a high prevalence of HIV, there are epidemic levels of DR-TB, including multi and...
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19 March, 2015
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11 March, 2015
  The conflict in Syria has been characterised by brutal violence that does not distinguish between civilians and combatants, nor does it respect the protected status of health personnel and facilities.
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11 March, 2015
  A Compilation of testimonies Illustrating the Hardships of Daily Life in Eastern Aleppo under Barrel Bombings, through the Eyes of Local Residents. Download the report "Aleppo's Reality: Daily Life under Barrel Bombs"
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3 March, 2015
  The Ebola outbreak in West Africa continues, albeit with decreasing intensity. The virus has infected more than 23,700 people across the region since the outbreak was declared 11 months ago. While the number of new patients in Liberia is declining, numbers are still fluctuating in both Guinea and Sierra Leone. A total of 99 new confirmed cases...
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11 February, 2015
  Patient education and counselling in preparation for anti-retroviral treatment (ART) initiation is considered a key determinant of treatment adherence. Yet, delays between establishing a person’s eligibility for ART and starting a person on ART has been shown to result in high losses to care, increasing the risk of morbidity and mortality...
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